Unkle Funkle is back! well, he never really went away, his music is just so obscure it takes some serious digging to find. But now he’s back and in print and he may have just made all other music obsolete with his new single Magic Woman to be released on the forthcoming Supernatural set to hit sometime soon…ish or whenever Burger Recordsfeels like it i guess, I pre-ordered mine. The sophomore record follows Picture of My Dick (and yes, it is exactly what you asked for, a genius genre destroying album with a picture of his dick as the album art). If you’re familiar with Gnar Tapeshe’s one of the head honcho’s behind that label and you’ve probably heard his bass lines delivered on The Memories and White Fangrecords, and if you’re a true head then you know that he released a stripped down version of Magic Woman via his bandcamp like 3 years ago, but whatever, this shit will explode all over the dance floor, leave a sticky mess and your body will absolutely love him for it.
Preorder Supernaturalhere..And while you wait here’s some older Funkle treats to enjoy
High Life before they sold out butcher Schlitz selfies… ahem. Let me try that one more time.
Happy new year everyone! We have a tradition at DECIBELity where we do our best-of/end-of-year lists at the beginning of the following year instead of the beginning of December like those other blogs. Perhaps you thought we negligent or maybe just really late—well, you thought wrong. We are right on schedule. You see, we do things a little bit different ’round here, it’s one of the many ways we set ourselves apart from the rest.
Each of us, as has become our custom, have chosen 15 or our favorite records and we each have created a mixtape including a single song from each of the aforementioned favorite recordings.
So, enjoy and we’ll be sure to continue to keep it DECIBEL’d for you all in ’15.
The oddly romantic/goofy, Portland based pop rockers The Memories released American Summer via Randy Records/Gnar Tapes Jan. 1st. Their lo-fi take on garage rock is glazed in heartfelt honesty and humor. As a side project for White Fang(Portland Punk band) members Erik Gage and Kyle Handley use the moniker to create songs to recover from the the night before. Easy, laid back, somewhat silly, fairly humorous tracks to lounge to in pajamas.
The band on the new EP…”American Summer is The Memories‘ first 7″ and the 4th in a series of loosely conceptual mini-album EPs (see: Rainy Day, Breezy Evening, Ripple) in their continuing story of love, sex, drugs, and fun; told from the viewpoint of the modern American dumbass / hopeless romantic. Six (6) new songs cataloging a handful of stories illustrating life illuminated by the possibilities of an eternal American Summer. Fun and freedom under a sun with sunglasses on”